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Armeria alpina

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Caryophyllales, Plumbaginaceae, Armeria

Published: 2016-12-27

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, tricolpate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate, reticulum cristatum, echinate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: -,  reserves in cytoplasm: -,  cell number: -,  Ubisch bodies: present

Annotations

dimorphic pollen

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

inflorescence(s)

2. inflorescence(s)

inflorescence(s)

3. inflorescence(s)

polar view

4. polar view

equatorial view (oblique)

5. equatorial view (oblique)

aperture

6. aperture

detail of aperture

7. detail of aperture

exine surface

8. exine surface

detail of exine surface

9. detail of exine surface

dry pollen grains

10. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

11. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

polar view

12. polar view

equatorial view

13. equatorial view

equatorial view

14. equatorial view

aperture

15. aperture

exine surface

16. exine surface

dry pollen grains

17. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

18. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Svojtka, N.
  2. inflorescence(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  3. inflorescence(s), photographer: Svojtka, N.
  4. polar view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view (oblique) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. detail of exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. polar view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  14. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  16. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  17. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  18. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Halbritter, H (1998) Preparing living pollen material for scanning electron microscopy using 2,2-dimethoxypropane (DMP) and criticalpoint drying. Biotechnic Histochem 73: 137–143

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H., Svojtka N., Svojtka M. 2016. Armeria alpina. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Armeria_alpina/302858;jsessionid=A08BA191CB3101310473DA6B88FC9DF0; accessed 2018-11-20

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